Government and Politics

Published on June 25, 2019 - Page 10
WASHINGTON (AP) —Days before the first Democratic presidential debates, Sen. Bernie Sanders and House progressives rolled out legislation to cancel...
Published on June 25, 2019 - Page 17
WASHINGTON (AP) —Nearly two dozen Democratic presidential candidates have crisscrossed the country for six months selling their vision for the United...
Published on June 20, 2019 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of Americans are concerned a foreign government might interfere in the 2020 presidential election, whether by tampering...
Published on June 14, 2019 - Page 10
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — During a campaign swing through Iowa this week, Joe Biden mentioned that his family recently dined with former President...
Published on June 6, 2019 - Page 6
NEW YORK (AP) — Bernie Sanders took his latest fight against corporate America to Walmart’s home turf. The Vermont senator and 2020 Democratic...
Published on June 1, 2019 - Page 12
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) —A top Democratic National Committee official got major party backing this week in his challenge to U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham of...
Published on May 22, 2019 - Page 7
WASHINGTON (AP) —Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law “should it become necessary,” his presidential campaign...
Published on May 20, 2019 - Page 5
MADRID, Iowa — Iowa farmer Tim Bardole survived years of low crop prices and rising costs by cutting back on fertilizer and herbicides and fixing...
Published on May 20, 2019 - Page 12
ATLANTA (AP) — Jimmy Carter carved an unlikely path to the White House in 1976 and endured humbling defeat after one term. Now, six administrations...
Published on May 18, 2019 - Page 10
WASHINGTON (AP) — The largest outside Democratic group said Friday the key to defeating Donald Trump is to focus on pocketbook issues and not fall...
Published on May 18, 2019 - Page 11
NEWTON, Iowa (AP) —Montana Gov. Steve Bullock waited until May to declare his candidacy for president, but he’s wasting no time getting to the point...
Published on April 28, 2019 - Page 6
WASHINGTON (AP) —Americans are giving Democrats a clear edge on health care as the 2020 presidential race gears up. Support for Vermont Sen. Bernie...
Published on April 26, 2019 - Page 5
Special to the Press Enterprise HARRISBURG — More than $4 billion has been diverted from Pennsylvania’s Motor License Fund to help pay for the State...
Published on April 10, 2019 - Page 11
HARRISBURG — A bill that would increase legislative oversight of the voting machine decertification process has advanced in the Capitol. It was...
Published on March 29, 2019 - Page 12
WASHINGTON (AP) —Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is breaking bread with New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, whose endorsement in the 2020...
Published on March 14, 2019 - Page 12
CATAWISSA — A council member wants the bank accounts of the Catawissa Police Officers Benevolent Association brought under control of the borough...
Published on February 14, 2019 - Page 4
LEESBURG, Va. (AP) —Lyndon LaRouche Jr., the political extremist who ran for president in every election from 1976 to 2004, including a campaign...
Published on January 10, 2019 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Montour County plans to borrow up to $2.5 million to acquire and renovate the former Danville Elementary School and turn it into its...
Published on January 9, 2019 - Page 3
DANVILLE — Montour County may qualify for flood mitigation funds to help acquire or elevate properties affected in 100-year floodplain areas,...
Published on January 8, 2019 - Page 1
Press Enterprise staff DANVILLE — Clair R. Heath, Montour County’s chief deputy sheriff, says he plans to run for sheriff in this year’s election...
Published on December 24, 2018 - Page 4
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Jill Mott doesn’t like the tweets. The hard line on the border is too hard. And when asked whether she will vote for...
Published on December 21, 2018 - Page 10
NEW YORK (AP) — For Stephen Colbert and his “Late Show” staff, the best-selling spoof “Whose Boat Is This Boat?” essentially wrote itself. Because...
Published on November 23, 2018 - Page 14
WASHINGTON (AP) —For congressional Republicans, this month’s elections ushered in the year of the woman — literally. West Virginia’s Carol Miller...
Published on November 13, 2018 - Page 10
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The election drew to a close last week in most places but not in fishing villages, potato farms and vast tracts of wilderness...
Published on November 9, 2018 - Page 12
ATLANTA (AP) — In a campaign ad pierced by the sound of gunfire, Lucy McBath laid out the story of her 17-year-old son’s shooting death and how his...
Published on November 7, 2018 - Page 1
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats were on track to gain House control Tuesday night but Republicans held their Senate majority as voters rendered a mixed...
Published on November 7, 2018 - Page 6
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Sen. Ted Cruz fended off underdog Democrat Beto O’Rourke to win re-election on Tuesday in a Texas race that once seemed like a...
Published on November 7, 2018 - Page 6
HARRISBURG — Democrat Bob Casey won a third U.S. Senate term Tuesday, beating Republican Rep. and Donald Trump supporter Lou Barletta in a state the...
Published on November 7, 2018 - Page 7
HARRISBURG (AP) — Tom Wolf won a second term as governor on Tuesday, beating brash Republican challenger Scott Wagner and sending the Democrat back...
Published on November 7, 2018 - Page 7
ATLANTA (AP) — Problem signs that arose during weeks of early voting carried into Election Day as some voters across the country faced hours-long...
Published on November 7, 2018 - Page 7
WASHINGTON (AP) —The House is getting its first two Muslim women and Massachusetts is getting its first black congresswoman while Arizona and...
Published on November 6, 2018 - Page 1
This election day finds more local voters registered as Republicans and independents, records show. Since Donald Trump’s election to the presidency...
Published on November 4, 2018 - Page 18
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has been acting like a candidate this week, staging daily double-header rallies and blasting out ads for...
Published on November 3, 2018 - Page 1
Even though he’s an experienced farmer, Denny Wolff has set himself a tough row to hoe. The 67-year-old is running as a Democrat for a seat in the U...
Published on November 3, 2018 - Page 5
HARRISBURG — Not only are Pennsylvanians divided over which gubernatorial candidate to support, so are some of the state’s convenience store chains,...
Published on November 3, 2018 - Page 6
PHILADELPHIA (AP) —The midterm elections are Tuesday, but efforts to “get out the vote” don’t mean much if voters find themselves unable to get out...
Published on November 3, 2018 - Page 6
WASHINGTON (AP) —The path to power in the House runs through a few dozen districts in Tuesday’s election, with Republicans defending their majority...
Published on November 2, 2018 - Page 1
The only criticism candidate Dan Meuser has for his fellow Republicans now in office is some aren’t moving fast enough to implement President Trump’s...
Published on September 23, 2018 - Page 8
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Democrats looking to regain a foothold in state capitols largely led by Republicans had anticipated flipping control of up...
Published on September 22, 2018 - Page 4
HARRISBURG (AP) — Republican Senate candidate Lou Barletta began airing his first TV attack ad Friday, accusing two-term Democratic Sen. Bob Casey of...
Published on September 19, 2018 - Page 11
HARRISBURG — State recovery money is available to help communities pay for stream-bank restoration and flood recovery with zero local cost, the state...
Published on September 18, 2018 - Page 4
YORK (AP) — Hit with the inevitable questions about his track record in office, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey is putting more muscle into showing what he’s...
Published on September 13, 2018 - Page 6
WASHINGTON (AP) —Two major Democratic political groups on Wednesday announced a combined $21 million digital ad buy targeting Senate races in...
Published on September 6, 2018 - Page 5
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada authorities confirmed Wednesday they’re investigating allegations of sexual assault against a legal pimp and state...
Published on September 4, 2018 - Page 5
HARRISBURG (AP) — Ron DiNicola, the Democrat running in northwestern Pennsylvania’s 16th Congressional District, isn’t trying to rewrite the message...
Published on August 25, 2018 - Page 12
ATLANTA (AP) — Election officials in a majority black, rural Georgia county voted Friday to scrap a widely condemned proposal to eliminate most of...
Published on August 18, 2018 - Page 9
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut city has tweaked its sign for Paul Manafort Drive because the name agitated some residents. The Hartford...
Published on August 9, 2018 - Page 4
HARRISBURG — Midterm elections under a revamped congressional district map are certain to help transform Pennsylvania’s delegation to Congress this...
Published on August 9, 2018 - Page 4
KENTWOOD, Mich. (AP) — Twin sisters from different political parties are a step closer to public office in western Michigan. Monica Sparks, a...
Published on August 9, 2018 - Page 6
DETROIT (AP) — Rashida Tlaib’s opposition to President Donald Trump began while he was still candidate Trump and before she decided to run for...